2011-03-17 / News of Record

POLICE LOG

Expired license

• Jason M. Tomchik, 26, of Third Street, Newport, was charged March 8 with driving with an expired license after he was stopped for speeding and his license was checked for validation, police said. Tomchik was not held at the police station. An arraignment was scheduled for March 25 at Newport District Court, according to police.

• Melissa D. Cannao, 32, of 200 Albert Ave., Apt. 2, Cranston, was charged March 10 with driving with an expired license after she was stopped for speeding and her license was checked for validation, police said. Cannao was not held at the police station. An arraignment was scheduled for March 25 at Newport District Court, according to police.

First offense DUI

Robert Linton, 24, of 225 Waterman Ave., Smithfield, was charged March 12 with first offense DUI with a BAC of .15 or greater after he was stopped for tailgating and erratic operation of a motor vehicle. Linton registered over .15 on a Breathalyzer test, police said. He was held at the police station and arraigned by a justice of the peace. A rearraignment was scheduled for March 25 at Newport District Court, police said.

Suspended license and possession of marijuana

Gail A. Schilke, 60, of 78 Hudson St., Providence, was charged March 13 with allegedly driving with a suspended license and possession of marijuana after she was stopped for making an illegal U-turn and driving a vehicle with an expired sticker. When police ran her driver’s license, the report came back that it had expired. Police took inventory of the contents of the vehicle before it was towed and a pipe containing marijuana was allegedly found, police said. Schilke admitted it was hers, police said. Schilke was held at the police station where an arraignment was scheduled for March 25 at Newport District Court, police said.

First offense DUI and refusal to submit to Breathalyzer

• Dana Hanley, 24, of 2068 36th St., Brooklyn, N.Y., was charged March 13 with DUI after being stopped for a traffic infraction and failing a field sobriety test. Hanley was held at the police station where an arraignment was scheduled for April 1 at Newport District Court, police said.

• Gabriel Deltoro, 37, of 14 Acacia Road, Bristol, was charged March 14 with DUI and refusing to take a Breathalyzer test after police responded to a call from the Newport Bridge toll plaza of a suspected drunk driver and took him into custody. Deltoro was held at the police station and a re-arraignment was scheduled for March 25 at Newport District Court, police said.

Multiple charges

Tara Weaver, 26, of 56 Plum Point Road, Saunderstown, was charged March 14 with an alleged bench warrant violation, obstructing an officer in execution of duty, simple assault or battery, disorderly conduct, vandalism/ malicious injury to property and resisting arrest, police said. Weaver was a passenger in a car whose operator was charged with DUI. She allegedly lied about her identity, assaulted a police officer, resisted arrest, vandalized a vehicle, obstructed traffic, and was in violation of a bench warrant, police said. Weaver was held overnight at the police station and was arraigned the next morning at Newport District Court, according to police.

Incidents

• On March 9, a fraudulent listing for a property on East Shore Road was advertised on Craigslist. The agent for the property was informed of the illicit listing. The case is under investigation.

• On March 13, an island resident’s AOL e-mail account was hacked and used to fraudulently attempt to collect money. The case is under investigation.

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